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Format: 22/10/2018
Format: 22/10/2018
New report reveals identity fraud as a billion-dollar threat

A new report reveals identity fraud as a growing threat which cost the Australian community $1.1 billion in 2001/02, the Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Chris Ellison, said today.

Australia Expands its International Network to Fight Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

The Director of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Mr Neil Jensen PSM, today announced Australia had established six important instruments for the exchange of financi

Australia and South Korea to share intelligence in fight against money laundering and terrorist financing

Australia and South Korea have agreed to exchange financial intelligence to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism under a new Memorandum of Understanding, the Minister for Justice

Commonwealth continues to tackle financial crime

Joint News Release

Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator the Hon. Chris Ellison Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell.

New Budget measures strengthen financial intelligence work

The Coalition Government's $17.4 million Budget commitment in 2003-04 to the work of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) was welcomed today by the Minister for Justice

Government Remains 'Tough on Drugs'

Senator The Hon Chris Ellison, Minister for Justice and Customs The Hon Trish Worth MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing.

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